Decoding a Civil War Surgeon’s Kit

Dutchess Historical Society presentation

As part of its Decoding the Past series, the Dutchess County  Historical Society will host a presentation by Lou Lewis, Harrison Hunt and Dr. Sam Simon on a Civil War surgeon’s instrument kit donated to the society by Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

During the talk, which takes place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, at the Boardman Road Library, 141 Boardman Road, in Poughkeepsie, the men will unravel the history behind the instruments. Call 845-471-1630 for information.


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